The novel

Illustrations of the novel

References and Further Reading

Cox, R. G., ed. Thomas Hardy: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge, 1979.

Culler, Jonathan. Literary Theory. A Brief Insight. New York: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009.

Devereux, Joanna. Patriarchy and Its Discontents: Sexual Politics in Selected Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy. London and New York: Routledge, 2003.

Duffin, Henry Charles. Thomas Hardy: A Study of the Wessex Novels, the Poems, and The Dynasts. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1962.

Dutta, Shanta. Ambivalence in Hardy: A Study of His Attitude to Women. Anthem Press, 2010.

Fisher, Joe. The Hidden Hardy. New York: St. Martin‘s Press, 1992.

Gittings, Robert. Thomas Hardy. London: Penguin Books, London: Penguin Books, 2001.

Guerard, Albert. Thomas Hardy: The Novels and Short Stories. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 1949.

Hardy, Evelyn. Thomas Hardy: A Critical Biography. London: Hogarth Press, 1954.

Hardy, Florence Emily. The Early Life of Thomas Hardy, 1840-1891. New York: Macmillan, 1928.

Hardy, Thomas. The Hand of Ethelberta. Gutenberg Project.

Harvey, Geoffrey. The Complete Critical Guide to Thomas Hardy. London: Routledge, 2003.

Higonnet, Margaret, ed. The Sense of Sex: Feminist Perspectives on Hardy. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.

Jekel, Pamela L. Thomas Hardy's Heroines: A Chorus of Priorities. Troy: Whitston Publishing Co., 1986.

Mallett, Phillip, ed. Thomas Hardy in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Morgan, Rosemarie, ed. Student Companion to Thomas Hardy. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007.

Morgan, Rosemarie. Women and Sexuality in the Novels of Thomas Hardy. New York: Routledge, 1988.

Page, Norman, ed. Oxford Reader’s Companion to Hardy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Riesen, Beat. Thomas Hardy’s Minor Novels. Bern, Frankfurt am Main, New York: Peter Lang, 1990.

Short, Clarie. “In Defense of Ethelberta,” Nineteenth-Century Fiction. Vol. 13(1) (1958) 48-57.

Stave, Shirley A. The Decline of the Goddess: Nature, Culture, and Women in Thomas Hardy's Fiction. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Taylor, Richard H. The Neglected Hardy. Thomas Hardy’s Lesser Novels. London: Macmillan, 1982.

Thomas, Jane. Thomas Hardy, Femininity and Dissent: Reassessing the 'Minor' Novels. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999.

Weber, Carl J. Hardy of Wessex, His Life and Literary Career. New York: Columbia University Press.

Webster, Harvey Curtis. On a Darkling Plain. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1947.

Widdowson, Peter. Hardy in History. A Study in Literary Sociology. London, New York: Routledge, 1989.

Wilson, Keith, ed. A Companion to Thomas Hardy. John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Wing, George. “ 'Forbear, Hostler, Forbear'!: Social Satire in The Hand of Ethelberta” Studies in the Novel. The Thomas Hardy Special Number, winter 1972, Vol. 4(4) 568-579.

Wright, T.R. Hardy and the Erotic. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1989.

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